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Confederacy,  10 Dollars, 1863


Stamps came with their own glue and were extremely useful when mending money. The blue stamp is a federal issue that had been declared void by the Confederate government. The green one is a Confederate issue, rendered almost worthless by the middle of the Civil War.


Confederate notes were printed using china blue ink, which was thinned down to stretch the supply during the Civil War. The notes, called “bluebacks,” could have been lightly printed, or may have quickly faded because of the watered-down ink.


Legends of the Human Spirit The following objects are in this section.
United States, 2 Dollars, 1776Connecticut, 2 Shillings 6 Pence, 1776Confederacy, 1 Dollar, 1862
United States, 30 Dollars, 1776Confederacy, 5 Dollars, 1862Norfolk, Nebraska, 1 Dollar, 1933
Virginia, 15 Dollars, 1776Confederacy, 5 Dollars, 1863Pismo Beach, California, 1 Dollar, 1933
Maryland, 1 2/3 Dollars, 1775Confederacy, 10 Dollars, 1863Pismo Beach, California, 50 Cents, 1933
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